Careers Help

Careers Help

There are lots of organisations providing free courses to help you choose a career and develop your skills.

Apprenticeships in Sussex

Apprenticeships in Sussex  can help you search for apprenticeship, traineeship or pre-employment training in Sussex.

BBC Skillswise

BBC Skillswise includes information on basic skills to get in to work.

Class Central

Class Central has details of free undergraduate modules from universities.


Do-it can help you to volunteer for people and causes that matter to you. This may help develop experience and skills to help you get in to work and develop (or change) your career. 


Duolingo offer free online language courses. 


edx have details of free online courses from the world's universities.


FutureLearn have courses from leading universities and cultural institutions from around the world.


icould have details of real life career videos, advice and information to inspire your career. Why not take the Buzz test!


Learndirect has information on distance learning, online courses and Apprenticeships as well as part and full time classroom courses throughout the UK.

Learn My Way

Learn My Way is a website of free digital courses for beginners.

Open Learn

Open Learn is free online learning from The Open University.


Prospects is an online guide for students to help choose the right career.

Skills Toolkit

Skills Toolkit is a collection of training resources to help people acquire jobs skills. 

More help and information

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